Pocket Medicine

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine

Author: Marc S. Sabatine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496349490

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 8861

Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket! Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.

Pocket Medicine

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine

Author: Marc S Sabatine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451193785

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 5516

Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36: Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916) All valvular AF as stroke risk very high Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx: CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age =75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2) CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65+74 y (1) =75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1) score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED] Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) or warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066) Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW,,s Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.

Pocket Medicine

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine

Author: Marc Sabatine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469831414

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 1824

Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, the 5th edition of Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine provides key clinical information and solutions to common problems faced in the practice of internal medicine. Designed to fit in a pocket, this 6-ring looseleaf binder tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists combined with tables and algorithms allow busy clinicians to find the information they need rapidly. A 16-page color insert displays classic normal and abnormal radiographs, CT scans, echocardiograms, peripheral blood smears, and urinalyses seen in the practice of internal medicine. Completely updated, this highly regarded, best-selling reference is ideal for medical students, interns, residents, and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams.

Pocket Pediatrics

The Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatrics

Author: Paritosh Prasad

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469830094

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 5127

Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose leaf binder is created in the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents, and focuses on Pediatrics. This product can be used on the wards and for candidates reviewing for pediatric board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Pediatrics provides key clinical information about common pediatric problems in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology as well as the well patient and the patient in ICU. There is also a 4-color insert chapter, containing pediatric clinical images in dermatology. The six-ring binder is portable to be carried with students, residents or physicians and allows users to add their own notes.

Pocket Primary Care

Author: Meghan M. Kiefer,Curtis Chong

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451128266

Category: Medical

Page: 374

View: 3857

"Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose-leaf is created in the style of Pocket Medicine by providing key clinical data for students and residents and focuses on patient care in the outpatient setting. Pocket Primary Care is a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual's pocket notebook or to be integrated into one's own notebook. Includes areas of: preventive medicine, cardiovascular, dermatology, endocrine, gastrointestinal, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal, neurology, ophthalmology/ ENT, psychiatry/social, pulmonary, renal/urology, special populations, women's health, men's health, and geriatric"--Provided by publisher.

Pocket Cardiology

Author: Marc S. Sabatine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496339681

Category: Medical

Page: 100

View: 9471

Be prepared for the challenges of patients with complex cardiovascular disease! Prepared by cardiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, this supplement to the bestselling Pocket Medicine internal medicine handbook uses bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms to put key clinical information about a broad range of problems in cardiovascular medicine at your fingertips. In-depth coverage of an extensive array of cardiovascular conditions beyond what it is Pocket Medicine, including comprehensive discussions of cardiomyopathies, advanced heart failure, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, peripheral artery, renovascular, and cerebrovascular disease, wide complex tachycardias, sudden cardiac death, and electrophysiology studies. Applythe latest treatment options for major cardiovascular diseases with incorporation of more detailed diagnostic testing and sophisticated treatment algorithms. Provide informed, effective patient care with current, evidence-based clinical recommendations, supported by key references to the most recent practice guidelines, high-tier reviews and important clinical trials. Enjoy this portable, user-friendly reference by adding Pocket Cardiology to your Pocket Medicine.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology

Author: Alice W. Flaherty,Natalia S. Rost

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451178638

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 2613

Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms. This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.

Pocket Emergency Medicine

Author: Richard D. Zane,Joshua M. Kosowsky

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496372832

Category: Medical

Page: 334

View: 2983

Pocket Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition, provides accurate, actionable, and easily accessible information for clinicians on the front lines of emergency care. Designed to be used at the bedside, it’s an outstanding go-to source for the essential information you need to care for patients in life-threatening situations. This volume in the popular Pocket Notebook series provides a concise and focused review of the entire field of emergency medicine — from history and physical exam to differential diagnosis testing to therapeutics to disposition – all in one easy-to-navigate looseleaf notebook.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry

Author: Theodore A. Stern

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719279

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 729

View: 2236

Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital-widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions-provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and children. This compact resource reads like a handbook, but delivers all the details you'd expect from a textbook. Find information quickly thanks to an improved chapter organization, and get just the answers you need with concise yet complete coverage appropriate for psychiatrists and generalists alike.

Pocket Neurology

Author: M. Brandon Westover

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496348311

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 9084

Written by residents for residents, Pocket Neurology, 2nd Edition is your go-to resource for essential neurologic information in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Concise and well organized, it provides must-know information on hospital- and clinic-based neurologic workup, diagnosis, and management. The second edition of this pocket-sized bestseller delivers highly relevant adult neurologic coverage in an easily portable source. Find what you need quickly and easily with concise text, numerous tables, and bulleted lists throughout. Progress logically from neurologic signs and symptoms to differential diagnosis, workup and diagnosis, assessment of risks and benefits of available treatments, to treatment and prognosis. Focus on the most important, highly relevant facts thanks to a, streamlined presentation that allows for more algorithms, tables, diagrams, and images. Stay up to date in every area of neurology with significantly revised chapters on stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and MS, and more drug dosing information regarding inpatient care. Consult this high-yield handbook by clinical presentation, such as coma, stroke, headaches, and seizures, or by special topic, such as neuroimaging, behavioral neurology, and sleep medicine. Learn from neurology residents and beginning neurology fellows in collaboration with attending neurologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management

Author: Jane Ballantyne,Scott Fishman,Salahadin Abdi

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 587

View: 6412

The Second Edition of this highly popular pocket guide presents the state-of-the-art approaches to pain management that are currently taught and practiced at the Massachusetts General Hospital. This completely revised new edition is even more user-friendly and clinical than its predecessor. All chapters are updated and 15 new chapters cover epidemiology of pain; quantitative sensory testing; neuroradiology; psychopharmacology for pain; pre-emptive analgesia for acute pain; chronic pain and the difficult patient; physical therapy in chronic pain; neuropathic pain syndromes; depression and pain; pain and drug addiction; pain and suffering; symptom management; palliative care; radiotherapy and cancer pain; and radiopharmaceuticals. A great pocket reference that can be used on the floor daily.

Approach to Internal Medicine

A Resource Book for Clinical Practice

Author: David Hui,Alexander A. Leung,Raj Padwal

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319118218

Category: Medical

Page: 542

View: 9166

This fully updated 4th Edition of provides an integrated symptom- and issue-based approach with easy access to high yield clinical information. For each topic, carefully organized sections on different diagnoses, investigations, and treatments are designed to facilitate patient care and examination preparation. Numerous clinical pearls and comparison tables are provided to help enhance learning, and international units (US and metric) are used to facilitate application in everyday clinical practice. The book covers many highly important, rarely discussed topics in medicine (e.g., smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care), and new chapters on end-of-life care and depression have been added. The fourth edition includes many reader-friendly improvements such as better formatting, intuitive ordering of chapters, and incorporation of the most recent guidelines for each topic. Approach to Internal Medicine continues to serve as an essential reference for every medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant.

Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook

Author: Joseph Esherick

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763765873

Category: Medical

Page: 270

View: 2161

The Perfect Resource for the Primary Care Provider! The Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook, Third Edition is packed with essential lists, figures, and tables concisely covering the full spectrum of primary care medicine, providing instant reminders of hard-to-remember yet vitally important clinical facts for the primary care physician. While it has been designed for the busy family physician, internist, primary care nurse or other health care provider, it is also the perfect succinct resource for specialists who are periodically required to treat more general practice issues. Additionally, this pocketbook is the ideal guide for trainees on ambulatory rotations. Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook is meticulously referenced and has been peer-reviewed by an expert multi-disciplinary editorial board.

The Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Residency Handbook of Psychiatry

Author: James Niels Rosenquist

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781795044

Category: Medical

Page: 270

View: 896

Prepared by the residents and faculties of the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, this pocket handbook is packed with succinct, practical, accessible information on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. Major sections include psychiatric emergencies, symptom-based diagnosis and treatment, special populations, and treatment approaches including psychopharmacology. The book is written in a quick-scanning outline format with boxes, tables, and lists to provide high-yield information at a glance. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Pocket Surgery

Author: Melanie Goldfarb,Mark A. Gromski,James M. Hurst,Daniel B. Jones

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451180411

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 6492

Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Pocket Surgery, follows the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents. This pocket-sized loose-leaf resource can be used on the wards and by candidates reviewing for board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Surgery provides key clinical information about common surgical conditions in all areas of surgery, including breast, critical care, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, colorectal, vascular, pediatric, plastic, transplant, transplant, and endocrine.

Postoperative Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Author: Sheri Berg,Edward A. Bittner

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496301056

Category: Medical

Page: 396

View: 5889

Practical, portable, and accessible, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series covers all facets of care given to patients postoperatively, both early on in the PACU and later on the floor. A multidisciplinary team of residents, fellows, and faculty at the highly esteemed Massachusetts General Hospital employ an easy-to-use outline format to cover topics such as patient care, postoperative complications, special considerations, CPR in the PACU, ethico-legal issues, and PACU administration.

The Washington Manual of Outpatient Internal Medicine

Author: Thomas M. De Fer,Heather F. Sateia

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469888599

Category: Medical

Page: 1028

View: 3650

The Washington Manual of Outpatient Internal Medicine is designed as a companion to the Manual of Medical Therapeutics, addressing the most common encounters in outpatient internal medicine - for example, hypertension and diabetes. Disorders treated in the ambulatory setting fall outside traditional internal medicine; therefore, chapters also cover dermatology, otolaryngology, neurology and psychiatry and ophthalmology. The 2nd edition includes a complete update of all chapters.

Pocket ICU

Author: Richard D. Urman,Gyorgy Frendl

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496358198

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 8383

Part of the popular Pocket Notebook Series, Pocket ICU, Second Edition provides concise, evidence-based information for critical care students, interns, residents, and professionals at all levels of experience. Now fully revised and up to date, this portable handbook can be used for quick, easy reference both in the wards and in the operating room.

Pocket Oncology

Author: Alexander Drilon,Michael Postow,Neil Vasan,Maria I. Carlo

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496391055

Category: Medical

Page: 374

View: 7713

Written and edited by leading cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Pocket Oncology, Second Edition, is a practical, high-yield reference for trainees and practitioners of medical oncology and hematology. This easy-to-use, loose-leaf resource contains up-to-date information essential to caring for patients with cancer, from cancer biology, prevention, screening, treatment and supportive care to new advances in immuno-oncology and precision medicine.